Alaska Robotics Gallery: Alaska political cartoonists: Peter Dunlap-Shohl and Jamie Smith

...Dunlap-Shohl, formerly of the Anchorage Daily News and Jamie Smith of the Ester Republic and Fairbanks Daily News Miner.Dunlap-Shohl recently left...longtime job as a cartoonist for the Daily News and started his own blog, "The...
Warm weather forces Iditarod start off river

...snow in the greater Anchorage area.Now, the race is getting a new start location within Fairbanks.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports warmer weather prompted concern that ice on the Chena River is too thin to accommodate the weight of...
Pay raise issue gets attention in budget hearing

...Thompson said there are legal problems with freezing one department's salaries and not another's.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported that Alaska State Employees Association Executive Director Jim Duncan said the contractual raises have...
March First Friday Art Walk

...Peter Dunlap-Shohl of the Anchorage Daily News and Jamie Smith of the Ester Republic and Fairbanks Daily News Miner.Dunlap-Shohl recently a cartoonist for the Anchorage Daily News and started his own blog, "The...
State, federal regulators ban Ketchikan eulachon fishing

...Alaska fishing regulators say there will be no legal harvest of hooligan around Ketchikan this year.The Ketchikan Daily News reported the Alaska Department of Fish and Game and the U.S. Forest Service have closed area waters to the catching...
Fairbanks borough allows pot smoking on private property

...Thursday approved most general guidelines set by the state and the cities of Fairbanks and North Pole.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports those governments prohibit public smoking at schools, parks, highways, bus stops, business and apartment...
Small company defends Dish Network deal that earned credits

...federal credits because it has a small-business designation from Federal Communications Commission, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.Doyon, a regional Native corporation, owns only 15 percent of Northstar Wireless. But it manages...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for March 3, 2015

...can't have a tourist season in a place that tourists can't reach.Thumbs up to survival. Last week, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner shared the heartwarming story of a dog that wandered off in the middle of a cold snap in the Fairbanks area...
Yukon Quest ends with last musher crossing finish line

FAIRBANKS - The last musher has crossed the finish line in the 2015 Yukon Quest.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports 48-year-old Rob Cooke of Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, claimed the red lantern Friday after what he called...
Aging baby boomers boost Alaska's senior population

...state Department of Labor.Alaska's senior population - age 65 and older - in 2014 reached 71,080, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.The number jumped by 3,388 between July 2013 and July 2014, according to the department.Births...


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